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Nice to look but not anymore identical Finnish style

It is nice to walk this small road along. Small shops with some identical Finnish style gods. But... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Rainer S
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Ritterhude, Germany
Good market place

You can find here real, tasty and the best Karelian pies (Karjalanpiirakka). There are also couple... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2017
heikkih722
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Helsinki, Finland
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Sep 9, 2018
“Nice to look but not anymore identical Finnish style”
Jul 10, 2018
“Under re-construction”
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

It is nice to walk this small road along. Small shops with some identical Finnish style gods. But not if You looking for something special. Souvenirs from world around, so??

Thank Rainer S
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this is not yet the reason to visit Joensuu this summer 2018. When ready there should be better public facilities (toilets) and a new bandstand. Plus all the old charm and delicatessen.

Thank Foodiac
Reviewed November 14, 2017

It is really a beautiful market place, but they are building a parking lot there, so at the moment there is nothing to see.

Thank Markku L
Reviewed June 25, 2017

The wooden constructions and the bright colors of the wooden ensemble of the historic market of Joensuu mark a great and good contrast to the otherwise modern centre of Joensuu and thus the arriving tourists have a nice and welcoming start in their tour around...More

Thank Niko M
Reviewed March 20, 2017

You can find here real, tasty and the best Karelian pies (Karjalanpiirakka). There are also couple of coffee shops and booths with local handicrafts. It is place to visit every time when you visiting Joensuu.

Thank heikkih722
Reviewed October 17, 2016

An interesting market in the large square with all manner of goods and food on display and on offer. We availed ourselves of ice cream after our meal elsewhere and enjoyed watching the beehive of activity.

Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

You should visit it on summer. Almost every day there is people selling homemade cookings and stuff. Also berries from the woods and they are fresh and cheap. Two nice cafeterias is located near bus stops.

Thank HannuV
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Nice lively market square with lots of lovely local produce and of course the Marttakahvila with freshly made Karelian pastries. Well worth a visit, but of course at its best when the weather is fine.

Thank M R
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Trý different kitchens of world - local or asian or maybe greek or american. Lot of fresh vegetables and berries are sold. You`ll find local delicacys, like careliianpies freshly made here.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed July 25, 2015

The market square has something for everybody! A few cafe's, stalls of handmade goodies and especially delicious Asian food! American burger stall and Greek food stall are the new additions. Vietnamese food is a must, one of the most delicious meals you can get in...More

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